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Posted on: August 4, 2020

DBPD Earns CFA Re-Accreditation Until 2023

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UPDATE (10/16/2020): CFA has recognized DBPD as an Excelsior agency in 2020, the highest level of re-accreditation they offer. It's the first time ever that DBPD has received an Excelsior recognition from CFA.

Original release below (dated August 4, 2020)....

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

DBPD Conducting Traffic Safety Operation Through FDOT Grant

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The City of Daytona Beach ranks 3rd out of 102 cities in Florida (population of 15,000 - 74,999) for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists. 

In an effort to protect the safety of these most vulnerabl...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Chief's Statement On Biketoberfest/Trucktoberfest 2020

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Things are getting back to normal in Daytona Beach, even during a pandemic.

Later on this month (October 15-18), Biketoberfest will kick into gear, while the brand-new Trucktoberfest event will roll out the following weekend.

Despite the city commission not...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Daytona Beach First Responders Nominated For Awards

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Last week the Daytona Beach News-Journal recognized our community’s first responders during a virtual ceremony. Out of the 84 nominations received, four were for public safety professionals from Daytona Beach.  

Winning the 2020 First Responder of...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City Bans Animal Tethering

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On Sept. 23, 2020, the City Commission adopted an ordinance prohibiting the tethering of dogs or cats to stationary objects except when specific conditions for humane tethering are met. The penalty includes a maximum fine of $500. Tethering animals unsafe...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

DBPD Participating In Operation Clear Track 2020

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is proud to be joining forces with first responder agencies in the U.S. and Canada for “Operation Clear Track”, the single largest rail-safety initiative in North America.

Coordinated by Amtrak...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Derelict Boat Removal Program

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The Daytona Beach Police Department is committed to making Halifax River beautiful. In partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the city has been removing numerous abandoned and derelict boats that were left in the riv...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Chief's Statement On Daytona Truck Meet 2020

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It’s not easy to organize and manage big event crowds under normal circumstances, much less in the middle of a pandemic.

Labor Day weekend is always a challenge for our officers, especially those on beachside who handle the large beach crowds tha...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CFA Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments On DBPD

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will conduct a virtual assessment beginning on July 28th, 2020 to examine all aspects of the Daytona Beach Police Department’s ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Chief's Statement On Social Media Threats (Volusia Mall)

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Be skeptical about anything you see on social media moving forward, especially when it comes to threats against the community.

Recently, our police department was flooded with calls and messages from concerned residents about posts on Facebook, Twitter and...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association Statement (George Floyd)

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This message is posted here on behalf of the Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association. 

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The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in the custody of police officers has understandably generated significant outrage across the nation, ...
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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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As many of us stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some of us have other dangers they have to face at home.

If you or someone you know needs to get away from an abusive or violent relationship, please share this information with them.

The Beacon Cen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Free Learning Games & Resources (COVID-19)

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As we self-isolate and practice social distancing due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), things could quickly get boring at home.

Here’s our way of fixing that.

Below is a list of FREE learning games and resources for all ages.

Our thanks and credit to Ann...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Accreditation Process Postponed Due To COVID-19

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UPDATE (03/18/2020): The accreditation cycle has been postponed until at least the summer of 2020 due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will update once the process resumes.

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ORIGINAL RELEASE:

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

DBPD Seeking State Funds To Remove Abandoned Boats

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Abandoned and derelict boats are more than unsightly nuisances in our local waterways. They can also be hazards to navigation and create environmental impacts from leaking oil, fuel or sewage from the boat’s waste tank. To mitigate these concern...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

DBPD Offers Safe Space For Buyers & Sellers

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Yesterday (November 7th), some of our detectives were called out to investigate an armed carjacking. 

The victim in this case had met the suspect through a smartphone app and had arranged to sell his vehicle to the suspect through that app.&nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Use Ring App To Protect Your Property

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The Daytona Beach Police Department has joined the Neighbors app (available via iOS/Android here: http://download.ring.com/daytona) to provide the Daytona Beach community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already ha...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

"Ask the Chief" on WNDB

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Tune in every month for Police Chief Craig Capri’s live hour-long sit-down with WNDB’s Marc Bernier where the talk is always lively and focused on Daytona Beach. 

Listen locally on 1150 AM or 93.5 FM.

Callers are welcom...

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